One Poet; One Life At A Time

        Talking to young poets in a mentorship class in Ongata Rongai Both my parents are teachers.I hated how part of our upbringing was because home many times felt like school. I loathed the idea of being an administrator. Funny enough, my father and mother are both first borns in their respective […]

A Letter To My Late Sister

Dear Jael, The night of that day in 1994 was cold. Watching your soul depart after that grain of rice choked you did not mean much to me then. I did not understand death. I thought you choked funnily and my bursting into laughter must have seemed like mockery to you. You just went silent […]

Means To The End

  People look at me smiling and laughing all the time, but to some, I’m a serious bald headed man with a pale life and a very silent world. There’s something that life has taught me, that I cannot rely upon other people’s happiness to be happy myself. You can’t share what you don’t have.I […]

My Beautiful Butterfly 2013

Haven’t I lessons learnt…I’ve seen myself grow from a caterpillar to a little butterfly, and yes, God has been kind to let me finish another year in good health. It’s the last day of December already. Days have flown jokingly. I can almost remember each day of this year poignantly. I love telling stories, and […]